Bac Ninh

Bac Ninh is a comprehensive travel guide about private car hire, car rental with driver, easy bus, train station pickup, transfers, transport from/to Bac Ninh, Vietnam. Rent a car with driver and make the most of your trip to Bac Ninh province.

Bac Ninh province is located in the Red River Delta of the northern part of the country. It is the smallest province of Vietnam and is situated to the east of the nation’s capital, Hanoi, and borders Bac Giang Province, Hung Yen Province, Hai Duong Province, Thai Nguyen Province and Hanoi. The province’s name literally means “northern serenity”.

The province is rich in culture and is known nationally for Quan ho folk music. Quan ho was recognized as an Intangible Cultural Heritage by the UNESCO in 2009.

Bac Ninh map

Bac Ninh what to see

Bac Ninh used to be an ancient town, a trade centre of Vietnam from 2nd to 10th century. Buddhism penetrates into there early and flourished on Ly dynasty.Bac Ninh has tangible and intangible culture heritage. Many pagodas and temples were built such as Phat Tich, Dau, But Thap pagodas, Dinh Bang Communal House, Do Temple.

The village of Dong Ho in the province of Bac Ninh is known as a center of production of traditional Vietnamese woodblock prints (Dong Ho painting), which are sold all throughout Vietnam in time for the Lunar New Year (Tet) celebrations.

Bac Ninh is cradle of Quan ho folk-song. The quan ho style has its origins in what now constitutes the Bac Ninh Province and was first recorded in the 13th century. It has traditionally been associated with the spring festivals that follow the celebration of Tet (the Vietnamese New Year). Quan ho is recognised as the Intangible Cultural Heritage by the UNESCO in 2009.

The popular festivals take place in many pagodas, temples and communal houses, especcially they usually are orgazed in spring. Bac Ninh has some tradition handicraft villages such as Dong Ky Wood, Dong Ho Pain, Dai Bai Bronze, Phu Lang Pottery.

How to get to Bac Ninh?

The province has over 3,906.8 km of road, 104.8 km of which are from 4 routes of national roads of No1 (old and new routes) (linking Hanoi – Bac Ninh – Lang Son), No18 (Noi Bai – Bac Ninh – Ha Long), and No38 (Bac Ninh – Hai Duong – Hai Phong), the Noi Bai-Ha Long Expressway 251 km from routes of provincial roads, 404 km from district and urban areas, and some 3,147 km from commune and hamlet roads.

There are several ways for getting to Bac Ninh. You can get there by private car, limousine shared transfer, shuttle, local bus, motorbike, train, or bicycle. Your choices are various depending on your departure location, your preferred means of transport, your trip duration, your personal interest and budget.

Getting to Bac Ninh from Hanoi

Hanoi to Bac Ninh private car

The best way to get to Bac Ninh from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. Booking a private transfer from Hanoi to Bac Ninh offers you the chance to make as many stops on the way as you wish for coffee breaks, side-road visits, or just taking pictures. The option also enables you to discover the province at your own pace. Booking a private car with driver is highly recommended for a Bac Ninh family holidays, and Bac Ninh photography tour.

We have a big fleet of vehicle including 4, 5 seat Sedan, 7, 8 seat MPV, SUV, 4WD, 15, 16 Minivan, Minibus, 29, 35, 45 Coaches offering a wide selection of car rental packages. Options include easy bus station pickup, private transfers, car rental with driver, private car hire. We also have pickup trucks and box trucks to rent out (with driver) for overland trips, self-guided bicycle, motorbike tours to Bac Ninh and the northern Vietnam.

No matter if in Bac Ninh for travel, business, or pleasure you can find the right rental vehicle to match your budget and plans. Get around with more ease with a top quality car rental in Bac Ninh from Vietnam Car Hire!

Hanoi to Bac Ninh bus

There are local buses going to Bac Ninh from Hanoi. Taking local public bus or shared transfer are low cost options for getting from Hanoi to Bac Ninh. Most of Limousine service and shuttle buses depart from Gia Lam bus station in the north of downtown Hanoi. Please bear in mind local buses are usually full at weekend and/or during school holidays in summer.

We at don’t provide bus ticket booking service. Therefore we can help you with updated information about bus schedule and train timetable you may need for planning your upcoming trip to Bac Ninh province, Vietnam. More details about this budget option can also be found online at our partner’s site:

Hanoi to Bac Ninh train

A 20-km Hanoi-Lang Son Rail Route runs through Bac Ninh and 4 railway stations of Tu Son, Lim, Bac Ninh, and Thi Cau. A 39-km Yen Vien-Pha Lai Rail Route is planned to be constructed in the districts of Tien Du, Tu Son, Que Vo and Bc Ninh City.

Hanoi to Bac Ninh motorbike

Adventure travelers may like renting a motorbike from Hanoi for getting to Bac Ninh. This option will enable them to ride on less-busy traffic roads, small, and back roads where it is usually accessible for two wheels. Please note a valid Vietnamese driving license is required for riding motorbike in Vietnam.

Hanoi to Bac Ninh bicycle

Taking a bike ride is another option for getting from Hanoi to Bac Ninh. The journey requires 1 or 2 days. The option is recommended for adventure travelers to explore part of the Red River Delta at slow pace. Best time for taking this option is the winter when it used to be cool and dry (October through April). Good hybrid bikes can be rented in Hanoi bike shop.

Bac Ninh when to go?

Bac Ninh features a warm humid subtropical climate with plentiful precipitation. The province is located in a tropical monsoon region. The annual average temperature is 24 °C. The highest is 30 °C in July; the lowest is 15 °C in January. The province experiences the typical climate of northern Vietnam, where summers are hot and humid, and winters are, by national standards, relatively cold and dry. Summers, lasting from May to September, are hot and humid, receiving the majority of the annual 1,680 millimetres (66.1 in) of rainfall. The winters, lasting from November to March, are relatively mild, dry (in the first half) or humid (in the second half), while spring (April) can bring light rains. Autumn (October) is the best time of the year in terms of weather. The average annual sunshine is 1,530-1,776 hours, while the relative humidity is 79%.

Bac Ninh car hire packages

The following packages are only sample car rental packages, private transfers we design for travelers to travel to Bac Ninh province or from this province to other destinations in northern Vietnam. Please contact us for personalized routes, tailor-made travel plans, car rental options, best rates, deals, seasonal promotions, and service’s availability.

Private transfers to Bac Ninh

Private transport from Bac Ninh to other destinations in Vietnam

Other routes

  • Transport from Ninh Binh to Bac Ninh or v.v
  • Transport from Ha Nam to Bac Ninh or v.v
  • Transport from Hai Duong to Bac Ninh or v.v
  • Transport from Hai Phong to Bac Ninh or v.v
  • Transport from Hung Yen to Bac Ninh or v.v
  • Transport from Nam Dinh to Bac Ninh or v.v
  • Transport from Thai Binh to Bac Ninh or v.v
  • Transport from Vinh Phuc to Bac Ninh or v.v

Frequently asked questions

How much does it cost to rent a car for Bac Ninh Vietnam?

Bac Ninh car hire rates vary much depending on your travel plan, rental cars, routes, date of travel, as well as your trip duration. Please let us know your working agenda (if you are on a business trip) or your day-to-day itinerary (travel), we will provide a quote.

What is the most popular rental cars in Bac Ninh?

Bac Ninh province is accessible by any type of vehicle including 4 Seater car, 7 seater car, 16 seater minivan, 29 seater coach, and 45 seater coach. 4 seat cars are the most popular rental cars for individual travel, and 16 seat minibus for small groups and family travel.

Why should I book Bac Ninh private transfer with Vietnam Car Hire?

When booking Bac Ninh car hire via, all your car rental options will be suggested by senior car rental agents who live in Vietnam. They are drivers, tour guides, and local people who have been to Bac Ninh. They can provide practical, updated information about this destination. There are no extra costs and no hidden fees involved in booking a rental car with Vietnam Car Hire.

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